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  1. knee-jerk(Noun)

    A sudden reflexive movement of the leg below the knee, as a reaction to a tap to the tendon just below the patella (kneecap).

  2. knee-jerk(Adjective)

    Automatic, spontaneous, easily predictable

    He gave a knee-jerk response.

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